Program Information

School: Concordia University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description: Design community programs and activities that help people improve their quality of life and health and have more fun. In a culture that values productivity and work, recreation plays a key role in maintaining a healthy work­­–life balance. When you study Leisure Sciences, you learn administrative and programming skills that help you develop leisure programs for all ages.

The curriculum straddles the classroom and the community; real-life experiences give you the opportunity to hone your leadership and teamwork skills.

URL: Recreation and Leisure Studies (BA) at Concordia University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,271
Enrolment #: 69
Careers: Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 74
Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Statement of Research Interests

All applicants to the Specialization and Major in Recreation and Leisure Studies programs are required to submit a Letter of Intent with their Concordia University admission application. This is your opportunity as a prospective student to express, in writing, why you wish to enter the Department of Applied Human Sciences. The letter should include: A statement of both your long-term and short-term goals, your reasons for choosing Applied Human Sciences, your strengths and weaknesses as a candidate, and the experiences you have had that led you to apply (including work and volunteer experience).